Internet Archaeologists Find Ruins Of 'Friendster' Civilization: The Onion (VIDEO)

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Before Facebook, there was Friendster.

Although still going strong in Asia, the site thrived, then lost ground in the US, where it was edged out by MySpace and Facebook.

The Onion pokes fun at the site's boom-and-bust in the video below, where an "Internet archeologist" claims to have discovered the "ruins" of the "'Friendster' civilization."

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